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Survey highlights impact of lockdown remote working on wellbeing and health and safety

A new survey from Office Space in Town (OSiT) has identified the hidden impact of lockdown remote working on wellbeing and health, with findings revealing that the majority of workers favour a full return to the office. The findings indicate that ...

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Uncommon to become the UK’s first WELL Platinum certified co-working office

Uncommon’s newest space, Uncommon Holborn (81-87 High Holborn) opening in early 2021, has been registered for WELL Core Certification. The scheme aims to become the first Platinum Certified WELL Core office in the UK, and the UK’s first WELL Platinum ...

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Construction firms join forces to drive change for site wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has partnered with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, ...

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Sodexo supports students with Mental Wellbeing app

Sodexo has boosted its health and wellbeing commitment to students to include access to the NHS-approved Thrive: Mental Wellbeing app and the use of personal home services business Circles as part of its Student Living by Sodexo offer. The new ...

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Getting ready for the new workplace norm

Author: Richard Guy, Country Sales Manager, Ergotron UK & Ireland With lockdown restrictions finally easing, many office workers who have been working from home are preparing to receive the call that they will soon resume working at desks they have ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Industry leaders provide wellbeing and loneliness support

Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) comes at a time the UK finds itself under great stress as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Working in collaboration with national construction framework organisation Pagabo and software provider Sypro, mental health charity Mates in Mind has released two ...

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Bellrock deploys employee wellbeing app in response to Covid-19

Bellrock is rolling out a new mobile app to track the health and wellbeing of its remote workforce during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. The technology-enabled property and facilities management services company has partnered with field service management software specialist ...

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Sodexo provides virtual support programme for students in lockdown

Student Living by Sodexo has launched its residential living programme as a virtual service for students at Sodexo managed university student accommodation sites across the UK. The new virtual service builds on Sodexo’s existing Residency Living programme, which has been ...

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Home working essentials for managers

Under strict new measures to try to slow the spread of coronavirus all non-key workers in the UK have been told to work from home. Here, we look at the responsibilities of FMs in ensuring compliance is maintained for remote ...

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Businesses advised to prepare for a rise in mental health problems

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is advising employers to prepare for a likely surge in mental health problems during the current lockdown. In a recent poll carried out by the Association, 41 per cent of respondents said their mental ...

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